Yesterday, a group of menĀ choppedĀ off a cop's hand in Patiala after he tried to stop them for violating the rules of lockdown.

The cop was rushed to Chandigarh, where he underwent a 7.5-hour long surgery to get his hand successfully reimplanted.

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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh informed about the successful surgery on Twitter.

Doctors as PGIMER, Chandigarh who performed the plastic surgery told media that it was complex and challenging one.

It was evaluated at the end of surgery that the hand is viable, warm with good circulation. We pray to god for his fast recovery.
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The men identified as Nihangs were arrested later in the day at Nihang Dera complex after they fled from the crime scene.

We hope for the speedy recovery of the police officer.